Tag Archives: History of Marriage

Does our view of marriage need to change?

Recently I (Rita) read an article titled Marriage Needs To Change If It’s Going to Survive, published on September 30, 2014 by Susan Pease Gadoua, L.C.S.W. in Contemplating Divorce.  While we don’t necessarily support some of the things she recommends she did make … Continue reading

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The Difference between Civil and Sacramental Marriage (Repost)

We first dealt with this topic as teachers, in our high school ethics classes.  Students expressed much confusion about the differences between civil divorce and Catholic annulments.  We have used the following in a talk on the Sacrament of Marriage.  … Continue reading

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Developments in the History of Marriage

We are working on a project involving helping others understand the sacrament of marriage.  In the process we explored the history of marriage in secular society and the Catholic Church.  We came across a 2004 letter from Jesuit priest and … Continue reading

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